Author: Sara Mockus

Freeway Service Patrol Drivers Recognized

At the May Board of Directors meeting, Board members recognized drivers who serve in SBCTA’s Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) Program. The FSP Program began in January of 2006 and consists of a fleet of tow trucks that travel on selected San Bernardino County freeways during peak periods of congestion to assist motorists with their disabled […]

SBCTA Blog – Summer Travel with FasTrak®

FasTrak® can make getting around southern California easy for locals and visitors alike – especially for day trips, road trips and weekend getaways. Here are some ways you can use FasTrak in and around SoCal’s local freeways while you travel throughout the region this summer. Pack Your FasTrak Transponder – FasTrak transponders can be used […]

Safe Summer Driving

For many of us, summer time usually means vacations and road trips with family.  With a little planning and some quick safety checks, you can help avoid breakdowns and inconvenient delays in your travels.  Be sure to check your car’s fluids, belts, hoses, brakes, lights, air conditioning system and tire pressures before you hit the […]

Supervisor Curt Hagman Concludes his Board Presidency

The July Board of Directors meeting annually brings new leadership to SBCTA/SBCOG.  This month’s meeting saw Apple Valley Mayor Pro Tem Art Bishop assume the position of Board President and County Supervisor Dawn Rowe take the position of Vice-President. The meeting was also an occasion to honor out-going Board President, County Supervisor Curt Hagman.  Supervisor […]

Pilot Program Seeks to Increase Water Supply

The SBCTA Board of Directors received a report from the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority (SAWPA) about a pilot program to address drought conditions in Southern California. In 2020, SAWPA conducted a feasibility study to explore weather modification (cloud seeding) for the Santa Ana River Watershed. Cloud seeding has been implemented successfully in other watersheds […]

SBCTA Board Celebrates Annual “Hawaiian Shirt Day”

If it’s June, then you know SBCTA is in the Aloha spirit. The SBCTA Board of Directors celebrated their “Hawaiian Shirt Day” again this year at their meeting on June 1st.  The annual tradition sees Board members discard their typical business attire in favor of colorful tropical themed shirts and dresses.  2022 is the 11th […]

Congress Members Submit Budget Requests to Support Bridges

SBCTA submitted a request to San Bernardino County Congressional delegation members to support the North First Avenue Bridges over the Mojave River and Overflow replacement project in the City of Barstow. Congressman Jay Obernolte and Senator Alex Padilla submitted Community Project Funding requests on behalf of the project to be included in the Fiscal Year […]

Board of Directors Approves Metrolink Funding for 2022-2023 Fiscal Year

The SBCTA Board of Directors approved the annual subsidy request from the Southern California Regional Rail Authority to support operations of the Metrolink commuter rail service.  SBCTA approved a subsidy of $39.15 million to support Metrolink’s 2022-2023 budget of $441 million. The funds support operating expenses as well as assistance for rehabilitation and new capital […]

SBCTA Selects Board Leaders for the 2022-2023 Year

At their June meeting, the SBCTA Board of Directors elected Town of Apple Valley Mayor Pro Tem Art Bishop to serve as Board President for the 2022-2023 year and San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Vice Chair Dawn Rowe to serve as Vice President. President-elect Bishop is the current Vice President of the SBCTA Board […]

Operation C.R.A.S.H again aims to reduce speeds, avoid deadly collisions in the I-10 construction zone

More than 100 traffic citations were issued during the first phases of Operation C.R.A.S.H. (Crash Reduction and Safe Highways), a speed-reduction program which resumes later this week in an effort to prevent deadly accidents along the Interstate 10 construction zone in western San Bernardino County. The program, led by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and […]
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